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The podcasts are only available in the recorded language (German).

What can we learn from the Covid crisis?

How does the Covid pandemic affect small and medium-sized enterprises? Which economic policy measures can strengthen their resilience in the future?

Prof. Dr. Friederike Welter (IfM Bonn/University of Siegen), Prof. Dr. Ute Stephan (King's College, UK), Prof. Dr. David B. Audretsch (Indiana…

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Entrepreneurship during the Corona crisis

In spring 2020, the Federal Government of Germany tried to reduce the number of Corona infections with the help of a partial lockdown and contact restrictions. At the same time, it supported the affected companies and self-employed persons with various measures.

In the podcast " Unternehmer und…

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Digitalisation as Challenge

In this podcast, Dr. Annette Icks and Dr. Christian Schröder show how small and medium-sized enterprises are responding to the ongoing digital transformation.

The podcasts are only available in the recorded language (German).

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Germany needs Start-ups (detektor.fm)

Why has the number of start-ups been falling for years? Prof. Dr. Friederike Welter gives an overview of the reasons and the development in the past years on detektor.fm.

The podcasts are only available in the recorded language (German).

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Mittelstand and disruption

How digitally advanced are Mittelstand enterprises? How can they ensure that their competitiveness is not threatened by disruptive developments? Dr. Sebastian Nielen answers this question in an interview with Max Zimmermann.

The podcasts are only available in the recorded language (German).

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Germany's Powerful Mittelstand (Deutsche Welle)

In the Deutsche Welle podcast "Germany's powerful Mittelstand" Prof. Dr. Friederike Welter (IfM Bonn/University of Siegen) explains why the US magazine "Business Week" rightfully paid respect to Germany's Mittelstand.

The podcasts are only available in the recorded language (German).

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Start-up processes before and in times of the Corona crisis.

Start-ups do not always follow the classic way from the idea to the business plan to the start of the entrepreneurial activities and the first realisation of profits. In the podcast "Start-up processes before and in times of Corona", Dr Nadine Schlömer-Laufen explains the reasons for this.

The…

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